Posted By : Threeland Travel / Myanmar Travel Guide
Are you preparing for an upcoming Myanmar Tour Package, but still wondering what activity should try as there are too many things to do in this exotic land? Here are some top activities you can consider.
1. Visit The Golden Pagoda – Shwedagon Pagoda
The first thing comes up in mind of visitors about Myanmar Tour Package is the hometown of Shwedagon Pagoda – The Golden Pagoda. According to legends, it was built 2500 years ago! Through all the damages by wars, natural disasters, Pagoda stands still on Singuttara hill (in Yangon city) with the help of human. There are four entrances, each way has a pair of chinthe (god’s lions) guard the road leads to the pagoda. This incredible pagoda has an impressive 98-meter height with 27 metric tons of gold leaf, more than 5400 diamonds and 2300 rubies plated. From here, you will have a panoramic view of the city. Especially, when the sun goes down, the whole pagoda will shine in the golden light. You have to see this breathtaking scenery once in your lifetime!
2. Ride a hot air balloon in Bagan
Bagan is an antique city, it was capital, and cultural, political and economic hub of the old Pagan Kingdom (now is Myanmar). This ancient city attracts thousands of visitors per year. One of the top activities you can’t miss from the Myanmar Tour Package in Bagan is riding a hot air balloon. This iconic experience brings a new feeling for tourists to enjoy the beauty of the old city. You will see hundreds of hot air balloons floating in the sky of Bagan. From above, you can feel the fresh air, the cool wind touching your skin and have a chance to see more than 2000 temples and pagodas between lush trees located all over the city. It feels like you are turning back time to the good old days of this ancient city when it was a wealthy centre of the country with over 10000 religious monuments. Sunset or sunrise is the best time of the day to ride a hot air balloon.
3. Take part in Water festival
If you are an active person, like physical activities, a Myanmar Tour Package with Water festival experience is right for you. Water festival takes place in April every year, from the 13th to the 15th. It’s the most important occasion of four countries with a Theravada Buddhist (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar), marks the start of the Buddhist calendar. In Myanmar, it’s known as Thingyan. On this celebration, everyone will spray water at each other. This action is a symbol of good luck and cleansing. Every year, thousands of visitors come to Myanmar to join this festival. Every road of the country turns into a battle of water in 3 days, no matter locals or foreigners, you are welcome to join the party.
4. Diving in the Myeik Archipelago
It’s not about colorful Myanmar. There are some less-touristy attractions in Myanmar but is highly recommended by the locals which will undoubtedly amaze you. Diving in the Myeik Archipelago in a Myanmar Tour is one of that. The Myeik Archipelago is unknown to most of the world so it still remains a wild beauty. Surrounded by unique marine animals and rare corals, it’s appearance as a pearl of Andaman Sea. Take part in scuba diving here, you have a chance to explore another mysterious part of the world and to learn more about underwater life.
Hope this post can help you find an activity of Myanmar Tour Package suitable for yourself and have a wonderful time.